Bachelor of Criminology

Why study the Bachelor of Criminology at UNE?

This inter-disciplinary degree draws upon criminology, forensic archaeology and palaeoanthropology, forensic science, sociology of deviance, law and criminal justice studies.In the first year students will study criminal law, criminology, sociology, psychology, forensic science and forensic anthropology. In later years students choose eight criminology elective units and will undertake training in research methods, crime prevention, and social policy analysis to equip them with the necessary skills for employment in the criminal justice sector.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Criminology is an interdisciplinary degree that offers a solid academic grounding and vocational qualification that may lead to a career in Policy Advice and Development, Policing and Corrections; Crime Prevention, Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare, Security Industry, Crime Intelligence Services; Drug and Law support services, Environmental and Industry Regulation.

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

3 Years Full-time
6 Years Part-time

FEES

Commonwealth Supported Place

2009 ATAR / OP

72.55 / 14

2010 STUDY OPTIONS
Armidale

Semester 1, Off Campus
Semester 1, On Campus
Semester 2, Off Campus
Semester 2, On Campus

Official Abbreviation BCrim
Course Type Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 061318F
Commencing
Responsible Campus Admission Period Mode of Study
Armidale Semester 1 Off Campus
Armidale Semester 1 On Campus
Armidale Semester 2 Off Campus
Armidale Semester 2 On Campus
Course Duration
  • 3 Years Full-time
  • 6 Years Part-time
2009 ATAR 72.55
2009 UAI 70
2009 OP 14
Fees Commonwealth Supported Place
Total Credit Points 144
How to Apply

New domestic students to UNE apply to study on-campus through UAC or QTAC.

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All other students apply directly to UNE

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Intensive Schools

Intensive mandatory schools may be a requirement of some of the units in this course. See Unit Catalogue for specific requirements.

Entry Requirements

Normal admission requirements apply.

Assumed knowledge is any two units in English

Practical, Clinical or Work Experience

Candidates may elect to include a work experience unit in their program. This component equips students with hands-on practical experience in the field with local industry and service providers working in the area of criminal justice.

Advanced Standing

Students may apply for advanced standing towards the degree on the basis on previous tertiary study.

Honours

Graduates with sufficient grades may apply for Bachelor of Criminology with Honours

Academic Colours

old rose (BCC 157)

Further Information

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These course rules & plans are ONLY to be used if you commenced, transferred or changed versions in the Bachelor of Criminology in 2010.

To qualify for the award a candidate shall complete a total of 144 credit points with not more than 60 credit points at 100-level and at least 12 credit points from units listed in approved majors for the Bachelor of Arts course.

Program of Study

Candidates shall complete an approved program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:

Course Structure

Credit Points
Core Units 12 cps
Elective Units 132 cps
Total 144 cps

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How to Apply

Domestic Students

New domestic students to UNE apply to study on-campus through UAC or QTAC.

For more information, click here

All other students apply directly to UNE

For more information, click here